60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Charlotte, United States
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  3 h 15 min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
10
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  5 h 30 min
11
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
12
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
13
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
14
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
15
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
16
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
17
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Charlotte, United States

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online attractions planner.

Charlotte, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. While traveling from Charlotte, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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BobCat Alpacas ©
BobCat Alpacas
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, make a trip to Big Ben, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our London online visit planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, visit Montmartre, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Paris road trip planning site.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, The Markt, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels tour itinerary site.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in September, plan for little chillier days in Brussels, with highs around 65°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and get a taste of the local shopping with Leidseplein.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker app.

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:
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Mystery City Games ©
Mystery City Games
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Berlin trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
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Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

4
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Palace Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Summer Palace of Peter the Great.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the St. Petersburg road trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to St. Petersburg by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Berlin to St. Petersburg. In September, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and don't miss a visit to Haus der Musik Wien.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna tour planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Vienna takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Vienna, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in September: highs in Vienna hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

4
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, and steep yourself in history at Galata Tower.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Vienna in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 72°F in Istanbul. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Corinth Canal (in Corinth) and Mycenae (Archaeological Site Mycenae & Lion Gate). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, wander the streets of Monastiraki, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Istanbul to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Athens due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Istanbul in October since evenings lows in Athens dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mycenae, Corinth Canal
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome. Traveling from Athens in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 12:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online attractions planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Pinakothek der Moderne, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, make a trip to Marienplatz, then enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, and finally see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Munich road trip planning website.

You can fly from Florence to Munich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in October: high temperatures in Munich hover around 57°F and lows are around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

2
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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), then wander the streets of Old Town, and then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Zurich driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October in Zurich, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
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Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

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nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and stroll around Parc de Montjuic.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in October: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 73°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and get outside with Picnic Madrid.

To see maps and other tourist information, read our Madrid travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in October, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Picnic Madrid ©
Picnic Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and stop by Alfama.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online itinerary planner.

Fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon. In October, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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